/stream › Items tagged 'dystopia'
★ Try a search for 'dystopia'
Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we’re talking about transhumanism. Need a primer? Catch up here. Charles T. Rubin is author of “Eclipse of…
June 15 2016, 5:00pm | Comments
Silicon Valley’s sunny outlook on technology and opportunity ignores systematic inequalities. Just over a century ago, an electric company in Minnesota took out a full-page newspaper advertisement and listed 1,000 uses for electricity.
April 17 2016, 6:02am | Comments
Australian bioethicist Julian Savulescu has a knack for provocation. Take human cloning. He says most of us would readily accept it if it benefited us.
September 9 2015, 11:27am | Comments
March 21 2015, 6:56am | Comments
Places that have never existed except in the human imagination may find an incongruous afterlife in the everyday world. Umberto Eco tells of how an attempt to commemorate the brownstone New York home of Nero Wolfe, Rex Stout’s…
December 11 2013, 3:42pm | Comments
Images of a post-apocalyptic world are rife in contemporary literature. Written in 2006, The Road by American author Cormac McCarthy depicts a nearly decimated planet Earth. The probable end of mankind is described in great detail in P.…
November 20 2013, 5:13am | Comments
Neal Stephenson's Hieroglyph and the dystopian sci-fi rut.
March 23 2012, 5:07am | Comments
Novelists Predict Future With Eerie Accuracy
September 4 2011, 6:12pm | Comments
I believe that by extrapolating from past and future stories about "islands in the net" we may collect evidence to suggest that a certain kind of "free enclave" is not only possible in our time but also existent.…
January 22 2011, 5:43am | Comments
MachineMachine © Daniel Rourke, 2017
MachineMachine.net /stream is powered by Lifepress